William Meehan

William Meehan, 62, of Wilkes-Barre passed away Monday, July 29, 2013, in Celtic Healthcare Hospice, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born in Wilkes-Barre, a son of the late Edmond and Frances Dean Meehan. He attended GAR Memorial High School.

He served proudly with the Pennsylvania National Guard 109th Field Artillery as a reservist for many years.

William worked with several local businesses and later retired as head of security from Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, after 27 years of service.

He was a past president of the Greater Wilkes-Barre Jayees, a member of AMVETS Post 59, Hanover Township, and a member of many local social clubs.

He mostly enjoyed spending time with his friends and family and will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Edmond Meehan Jr.

He is survived by his children, Kevin, Sarah and Sean Meehan, all of Wilkes-Barre; brothers, Nicholas Cronauer, Philadelphia; and Robert Cronauer, Wilkes-Barre; a sister, Catherine Stempleski, Wilkes-Barre; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held at 9 a.m. Friday from Daniel J. Hughes Funeral and Cremation Service, 617 Carey Ave., Wilkes-Barre, with a Funeral Mass at 9:30 a.m. in St. Robert Bellarmine Parish at St. Aloysius Church, Wilkes-Barre.

Interment will be held at the convenience of the family in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

Published in Citizens' Voice on July 31, 2013